Updated : 3 months ago IST
Washington DC [USA], Oct 27 (ANI): US President Donald Trump had directed his former Defence Secretary James Mattis to "screw Amazon" out of Pentagon's USD 10 billion cloud computing contract, Mattis' former speechwriter and communications director claimed in an upcoming book.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington D.C. [United States], Sept 4 (ANI): Former US Defence Secretary James Mattis has called Pakistan "the most dangerous country" he had to deal with.
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington DC [USA], May 10 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan to the post of Defence Secretary, which fell vacant after James Mattis had resigned last year, the White House said.
Updated : 11 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 6 (ANI): The commander of the United States Central Command, who monitors military operations in the Middle East, on Tuesday, divulged that he "was not consulted" before US President Donald Trump's December announcement about the withdrawal of troops from Syria.
Updated : 12 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 2 (ANI): In an interview to New York Times, United States President Donald Trump stated that he asked former Defense Secretary James Mattis to resign because he "wasn’t happy with the job that he was doing at all."
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 23 (ANI): The US chief for European and Eurasian Affairs has stepped down from his post, with effect from February 15, adding to the growing list of exits from the Trump administration in the recent past.
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 6 (ANI): The US Department of Defence's chief of staff, Rear Admiral Kevin Sweeney on Saturday stepped down from his post.
New Delhi [India], Jan 5 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump dismissed reports suggesting that former secretary of the Navy, Jim Webb, was being considered as the next US Secretary of Defense.
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 4: US President Donald Trump is reportedly considering appointing former Secretary of the Navy, James Webb, as the next Secretary of Defence.
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Washington [USA], Dec 23(ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Sunday announced that Patrick Shanahan will serve as acting US Secretary of Defense from January 1.
Washington DC [USA], Dec 23 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed that he gave Defence Secretary James Mattis a "second chance" after the retired Marine general was "ingloriously fired" from military leadership by former president Barack Obama.
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 21 (ANI): United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis has stepped down from his position.